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Crime rate in Brownsville, NSW, Australia, 2530

Suburb in Wollongong

Crime Rank: 16/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population

    524

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size

    0.97 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes

    36

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people

    68.70

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes

    3

    Total number of violent crimes in the suburb (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes

    11

    Total number of property crimes in the suburb (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people

    5.73

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people

    20.99

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes

    71.22%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes

    69.03%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

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Top crime types:

  • Theft

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 8 cases of Theft.

    8

  • Deception

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 6 cases of Deception.

    6

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 5 cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    5

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 3 cases of Assault and related offences.

    3

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 3 cases of Drug use and possession.

    3

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 3 cases of Justice procedures offences.

    3

  • Property damage

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 2 cases of Property damage.

    2

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 2 cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 1 cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1

  • Arson

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 1 cases of Arson.

    1

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 1 cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2022 in Brownsville there were 1 cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Brownsville

    1 in 175

    In 2022 in Brownsville your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 175

  • NSW

    1 in 97

    In 2022 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 97

  • Australia

    1 in 105

    In 2022 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 105

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Brownsville

    1 in 48

    In 2022 in Brownsville your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 48

  • NSW

    1 in 44

    In 2022 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 44

  • Australia

    1 in 31

    In 2022 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 31


Frequently Asked Questions

How does Brownsville rank in crime?

Brownsville suburb is ranked 16/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Brownsville a safe suburb?

Brownsville suburb is moderately safe. Crime exists and may impact some people.

What are the main crime problems in Brownsville?

The top crime types in Brownsville are Theft, Deception, Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

What is the most reported crime in Brownsville?

8 Theft cases were reported in Brownsville in 2022.

Is crime increasing in Brownsville?

Crime in Brownsville has decreased by 46.27% from 2021 to 2022.

How many murders were in Brownsville in 2022?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Brownsville in 2022.

The data is based on annual 2022 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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